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In-house Lawyer - Contracting Counsel Manager with German

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00206544 Full-time

Job Description

Global Legal Network is a group of professionals operating globally from 10 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centers of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Contracting Legal Professionals (CLP) in Accenture’s Corporate Functions organization coordinate and deliver legal, contract and commercial counsel in support of Accenture's business. CLPs identify and help manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies, while providing guidance and negotiating contracts leveraging commercial and market relevant positions.

Job Summary:

Lead, structure, draft and negotiate complex client transactions in a fast-paced corporate environment including: master services agreements, outsourcing agreements, statements of work, service level agreements, licensing agreements, SaaS agreements, data transfer agreements, requests for proposals and agreements involving cloud, blockchain security, automation, systems integration and agile development. Advise senior company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions and understanding of the larger market. Manage and advise junior legal professionals in transactions and related matters.  Act, and continuously evolve as, a knowledgeable and relevant advisor on legal and commercial risks associated with transactions while supporting Legal, Business and Sales Leadership in shaping and executing Accenture’s market-facing strategies.

What will you do

  • Lead, structure, negotiate and close Accenture’s complex client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective
  • Counsel, guide, train and support junior CLPs
  • Stay abreast of developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s transactional practices
  • Educate and advise company executives with respect to legal and risk management issues
  • Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business
  • Participate in developing internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge capital on various legal and business issues
  • Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives
  • Embrace and evolve to gain expertise in  seven Contracting  attributes, including  becoming a pathfinder, architect, business-minded, nonconformist, inspired, relevant and technology enabled contracting professional

Qualifications

You are a perfect candidate if you have :

  • Law Degree
  • Authorized and licensed to practice law in at least one jurisdiction
  • Minimum 6 years of transactional experience in digital, consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group in a relevant industry
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience negotiating Intellectual Property and Data Privacy issues preferred
  • Accomplished negotiator with an understanding of principle-based negotiation strategy and tactics including the ability to present alternatives with proposed solutions
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions independently
  • Experience negotiating and drafting technology-based agreements
  • Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
  • Strong executive presence
  • Good understanding of contracting/risk issues, including IP, as they apply to digital, consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  

Nice if you have:

  • 12-15 years of experience in legal services (for GLN Applicants)

What can we offer you:

  • Stable employment conditions based on an employment contract 
  • Private medical care, life insurance and employee share program 
  • Access to the MyBenefit platform (possibility of using a wide range of products and services, including the Multisport card). 
  • Individual support of a Career counselor and a specific path of professional development, as well as the possibility of a session with a Coach. 
  • A wide training package (soft and technical training offer, access to the e-learning platform, possibility of co-financing courses and certification) 
  • Employee Assistance Program - free support in one-time legal, financial and psychological consultations. 
  • Paid employee referral program  

Locations

Gdansk, Katowice, Krakow, Lodz, Warsaw, Wroclaw

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